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Creator:
George Vertue, 1684–1756, British
after Lucas de Heere, 1534–1584, Netherlandish
Title:
Frances Grey (née Brandon), Duchess of Suffolk and her Husband Adrian Strokes
Date:
1748
Medium:
Stipple engraving and line engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 3/4 × 23 7/16 inches (50.2 × 59.5 cm), Plate: 18 3/4 × 22 1/4 inches (47.6 × 56.5 cm), and Image: 17 15/16 × 21 3/4 inches (45.6 × 55.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "Lucas de Heere pinxit."This Noble Lady was eldest Daughter of CHARLES BRANDON Duke of SUFFOLK and | MARY the French Queen his DUTCHESS, She was married to HENRY GREY Marquess of Dorset | and Duke of SUFFOLK &c the Mother of Lady JANE GREY who was proclaimed QUEEN. | from an Original in the Cabinet of the Honble HORACE WALPOLE, Junr. Esqr. most Humbly Inscrib'd | FRANCES | DUTCHESS | of SUFFOLK and her | Husband ADRIAN STOKES Esqr."; lettered, lower right: "Geo.Vertue, Lond: Sculpsit 1748 | by his most Obedient Servant G.Vertue."; lettered, upper right: "PL.IV"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10334
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26390
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